Therapist Technicians work as a team to provide training and support to individuals who require assistance to live in the community. Duties include:

  • transporting consumers to and assisting them with activities
  • training and assisting consumers in completing household chores (cooking, cleaning, laundry, hygiene)
  • providing training in academic skills, such as basic math and reading
  • providing input regarding client needs and progress in interdisciplinary meetings
  • monitoring consumers as a team for safety and reporting any concerns to supervisor or RN

Knowledge, Skills, and Essential Functions

  • Knowledge of Microsoft office
  • Excellent written communication  and computer keyboarding for documenting training
  • Excellent verbal/telephone communication with consumers, staff, and community providers
  • Organizational and filing skills for maintaining training records
  • Stooping, bending, sitting, standing for prolonged periods and lifting 30 pounds
  • Ability to be CPR and SAMA certified
  • Local travel transporting consumers with their activities 90% of the time and regional travel 10%
  • Valid driver's license, liability insurance, and reliable transportation required

Education and Experience

  • High school diploma or GED
  • Six months experience working with individuals with developmental disabilities strongly preferred

Hours: M-F 7:30AM - 3:30PM

Salary: $18,740.80 Annually/$9.01 Hourly


Heart of Texas Region MHMR strives to offer competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefits package that includes:

Employer paid Health Insurance
Employer paid Dental Insurance
Employer paid Life Insurance
Payroll Direct Deposit
10 paid Holidays per year
Generous Paid Time Off (PTO)

Excellent 401-K Retirement Plan (Center will contribute 12% of employee earnings)
              **Certain Requirements Needed**

Location: HOTI 312 S 4th St, Waco, Texas 76701

Department: Developmental Services
This is a full time position

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